Historical Events Happened In August - 11
Saturday, 20 December 2014
1748 On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer
1757 On August - 11 jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67
1772 On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000
1772 On August - 11 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general
1772 On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general
1778 Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement on this day in history.
1780 On August - 11 barbados hurricane begins
1786 On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia
1794 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72 on this day in history.
1799 Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.
1804 Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.
1805 On this day in history pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament
1807 David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.
1811 On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]
1820 On August - 11 janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56
1823 Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on August - 11.
1824 On this day in history new South Wales is constituted a Crown colony.
1828 On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909
1832 Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.
1833 Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on this day in history.
1835 On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal
1836 On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician
1837 On this day in history marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated
1844 On this day in history jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63
1852 Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on this day in history.
1858 First ascent of the Eiger on August - 11.
1858 Christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929) on August - 11.
1860 Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on August - 11.
1860 On this day in history nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
1860 On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
1860 On August - 11 james Wilson, politician
1862 Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.
1863 French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.
1863 On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate